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Rwanda, officially the Republic of Rwanda, is a sovereign state in central and east Africa. Located a few degrees south of the Equator, Rwanda is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Rwanda is in the African Great Lakes region and is highly elevated; its geography dominated by mountains in the west and savanna to the east, with numerous lakes throughout the country. The climate of the country is temperate to subtropical, with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons each year.

Phrases with Rwanda

  1. rwanda franc
  2. capital of rwanda
  3. army for the liberation of rwanda

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Google previewEngaging Youth to Build Safer Communities (2006)

A Report of the CSIS Post-conflict Reconstruction Project, August 2006 by Steve Seigel, Frederick Barton, Karin Von Hippel

Rwanda is a country still in repair after the devastating genocide of 1994. Post-genocide, the government has exerted full control over the borders of the country, as well as the interior; security is tight, and Rwandans feel very safe.

Google previewSurging Investment and Declining Aid: Evaluating Debt Sustainability in Rwanda (2014)

by Mr. Will Clark, Mr. Birgir Arnason

Rwanda is a unique case among its Sub-Saharan African peers in that it has already undergone a large scaling-up of public investment.

Google previewInside the Hotel Rwanda (2014)

The Surprising True Story ... and Why It Matters Today by Edouard Kayihura, Kerry Zukus

Rwanda is a small country, a little smaller than the American state of Massachusetts, but densely populated. Most everyone who managed to get to the hotel, though, was from Kigali or its suburban areas, and it was amazing how many people ...

Google previewThirty-One Nil (2014)

On the Road With Football's Outsiders: A World Cup Odyssey by James Montague

The new Rwanda is an ordered, clean and lawabiding place. It is as far from the genocidal killing fields of 1994 as it is possible to travel in such a small space of time. That transformation is down, largely, to the country's president, Paul ...

Google previewRwanda Fast Forward (2012)

Social, Economic, Military and Reconciliation Prospects by M. Campioni, P. Noack

Every hillin Rwanda is a settingof complex social relationsof exchange,loyalty, affection anddependence (De Lame,2005).Riches reside infertilityand ...

Google previewMaking and Unmaking Nations (2015)

The Origins and Dynamics of Genocide in Contemporary Africa by Scott Straus

Political Context and Background Rwanda is a small, landlocked country in Central Africa. Prior to the 1994 genocide, the country had a little more than seven million inhabitants with more than 90 percent living in rural areas and dependent on ...

Google previewAid and Influence (2012)

Do Donors Help or Hinder? by Stephen Browne

ODA to Burma, 1960 –2004 Rwanda: Complicity, oblivion and state collapse Rwanda is a central.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Clinton Presidency (2002)

by Peter B. Levy

RWANDA In April 1994, Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana's plane was shot down minutes before it was scheduled to land at the Kigali airport in Rwanda. The New York Times and other sources report that the plane was shot ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy since the Cold War (2007)

by Tom Lansford

On 22 June, the Security Council authorized the deployment of French forces in southwest Rwanda. The troops rapidly deployed through the region, but massacres continued and Tutsis charged that some French troops collaborated with the ...

Google previewDictionary of Banking and Finance (2009)

Over 9,000 terms clearly defined by Bloomsbury Publishing

Philippine peso centavos Poland Zloty groszy Portugal Euro cents Puerto Rico US dollar cents Qatar Qatar Riyal dirhams Reunion CFA franc centimes Romania New Leu* bani Rwanda Rwanda franc centimes Abbreviation £Leb or L£ L L$ ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

RW Rwanda. RWAT Rubber-Wheel Abrasion Test. R wave Rayleigh wave. Geophysics. RWCP Real World Computing Partnership (U.S.A.). Information- Processing ...

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Kenyan Sign Language: Rwanda, Baboon

S-Handshapes with palms facing signer strike across chest repetitively and alternately. Memory Aid: Looks like a gorilla which is what Rwanda is renowned for.

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I think to a certain extent in Bosnia and among the Hutus in Rwanda and also among the Tutsis in Rwanda who then took revenge on the Hutus, there is a sense of being swept up and a sense that the society in which they live has gone mad. (John Pomfret)
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Scrabble value of R1W4A1N1D2A1

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